#290: Justin Galliford: CEO Norse Group
Justin Galliford BSc(Hons) MSc MBA Dip MC
Justin began his career as an environmental scientist. At the age of 22 he started his own environmental consultancy, helping organisations improve their environmental performance and ensuring regulatory compliance. He joined the Norse Group in 2006 to help manage environmental performance regarding waste management and landfill operations. Following a period working on a waste treatment PFI project he began to move through the wider Group, changing roles every few years to broaden and develop his knowledge and management skills.
At the age of 30 he undertook a part-time MBA whilst moving in to more senior management roles. Having run the Group’s facilities management company as Chief Operating Officer for several years, he was appointed CEO of the Norse Group in May 2022. Justin remains committed to improving the environmental performance of organisations and has led the formation of the Norse Group’s “Net Zero” strategy as part of a wider ESG strategy.
Justin is also a Director of Norfolk ProHelp – a Community Interest Company which supports not-for profit organisations, and is also Chair of HMP Wayland’s Employment Advisory Board – helping ex- offenders find work and settle back into life upon release from prison.